Starc: When we reach Ahmedabad… on pitch controversy.

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Mitchell Starc on Wankhede pitch-change controversy: When Mitchell Starc was asked for his opinion regarding the pitch controversy, the Australian bowler gave some such answers to the question which made headlines.

Before the World Cup semi-final between India and New Zealand, the “pitch controversy” had attracted everyone’s attention. Although this controversy did not create much stir, but many former veterans also gave their opinion on it. At the same time, on the pitch controversy, ICC had clarified on Wednesday that this step has been taken in confidence of the independent pitch consultant.

Hours before India’s much-awaited semi-final against New Zealand at Wankhede, Mumbai, such a report had come out that The Indian cricket team management has demanded a ‘spinner friendly pitch’ for the match. At the same time, Australian fast bowler Mitchell Starc (Mitchell Starc on Pitch controversy) has given his opinion regarding this pitch controversy after reaching the final and Said something which has made headlines.


During the press conference after defeating South Africa in the second semi-final, when Mitchell Starc was asked for his opinion regarding the pitch controversy, the Australian bowler said, “ICC has an independent pitch curator who manages it. I am completely satisfied.” I am sure that ICC will be working on the pitch in Ahmedabad also.

I am sure that ICC will be ensuring that the pitch is suitable for both the teams. In all the matches we have played in this tournament, the pitch has been like this. No problem has been seen.” Starc further said, “I think when we reach Ahmedabad tomorrow, we will know whether the wicket is fresh or old.”

Let us tell you that in the second semi-final, the South African team had batted first and could score only 213 runs. At the same time, the Australian team is sweating hard in chasing the target. In such a situation, when he was asked about the pitch, Starc answered it very comfortably. 

“I certainly wouldn’t say that I’m one of those people who reads the pitches and knows how the pitch is going to behave. I mean, the practice wickets during training here over the last few days have definitely been very good,” Starc said. changed”.

Starc further said, “After reading the reports, I think the wicket we played on has been used many times, so it is not surprising that there was turn on it. I think the first innings here The average score has been around 300 or a little bit more. So yes, a bit of a surprise but you know how nice it is sometimes to see the ball dominate the bat.”

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